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Ganja worth Rs 1 crore seized in Koraput

26/07/2021 at 2:55 PM

Koraput, July 26: In a major bust, Ganja weighing over 1 tonne was seized from a vehicle at Jeypore ghat in Koraput district on Monday.

The police arrested one person in this connection.

Acting on a tip-off, the Koraput Police apprehended the vehicle and seized the Ganja including cash worth Rs 1.8 Lakh from the peddler.

The ganja was seized while it was being transported from Pottangi to other states through Jeypore.

The estimated value of the seized contraband would be worth around Rs 1 crore, said a police official.

The police have launched a probe to nab other persons involved in the illegal trade.

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